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Mangroves return amid the fish ponds

Azhar, leader of Lham Ujong, is a proud man. Proud of the pictures in his album of him shaking hands with dignitaries bringing aid money […]

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A Decade After Asian Tsunami, New Forests Protect the Coast

The tsunami that struck Indonesia in 2004 obliterated vast areas of Aceh province. But villagers there are using an innovative microcredit scheme to restore mangrove […]

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Why are wetlands important to you?

At the recent Wetland Solutions Stakeholder Forum in Rotterdam held on 22 September 2014, we interviewed some of our stakeholders on why wetlands are important […]

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Is development stuck in a destructive rut?

Or can we dream of a new world where ecology, economy and society are re-connected? As Wetlands International, we know that it is vital to […]

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Bottom up in Indonesia!

Last week, I visited Indonesia together with Femke Tonneijck from Wetlands International  to meet our partners that are involved in the development of a Building […]

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Wetland friendly breakfast in Argentina

“The natural flow of water in the Parana Delta is altering,” tells a local farmer. “We know this is caused by the increasing  amount of […]

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Living with the floods, not against them

“Yes, we are illiterate sir, but we are engineers as far as our experience with water and rivers is concerned”, says Phushi Mahato, a villager […]

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Hope for Senegal’s blacklisted Ramsar site, Part II

Despite the long history of abuse, Senegal’s Ndiaël Avifauna Special Reserve remains important, with a huge potential for restoration to benefit both people and nature, […]

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Hope for Senegal’s blacklisted Ramsar site, Part I

June is the end of the hot and dry season in Senegal. More auspiciously, it is peak mango season. As I drove north from the […]

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Bankers, what are the risks of your peatland investments?

The world’s increasing demand for palm oil and pulp wood for paper production attracts the private sector to invest more and more in these businesses […]